Building and Construction Products

  • Project Finance for Construction

    By Anthony Higham, Carl Bridge, Peter Farrell

    The world of construction is intrinsically linked with that of finance, from the procurement and tendering stage of projects right through to valuation of buildings. In addition to this, things like administrations, liquidations, mergers, take-overs, buy-outs and floatations affect construction…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulation was introduced in the 1970s, it was seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail regulation has expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health and safety, and many have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations

    By Donald Lacher, Jeffrey Rose

    This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice, covering their organizational environments; the processes of leadership, management, and decision-making; organizational communications; staffing and training; planning and budgeting; and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance

    By Guido Abate, Guiditta Losa

    This in depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has recently been subject to two interlocking phenomena: a serious devaluation of physical assets and, at the same time, a deep legislative innovation of the vehicles investing in this asset class. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas J. Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice

    A Comparative International Review

    Edited by Andrew Agapiou, Deniz Artan Ilter

    The value of mediation has also been widely acknowledged worldwide, as shown by the number of jurisdictions in which the courts enforce obligations on parties to negotiate and adopt mediation to settle construction disputes. This book examines the expansion and development of court-connected…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Design Management

    By Stephen Emmitt

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers and contractors concerning the principles and application of design management. This book addresses the value that design management and design managers contribute to construction projects. As part of the PocketArchitecture series, Design Management…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • GBMCE 2016

    Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2016), April 26-27 2016, Hong Kong, P.R. China

    Edited by Wen-Pei Sung

    This book contains select green building, materials, and civil engineering papers from the 5th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE), held in Hong Kong, April 26-27, 2016. This volume of proceedings aims to provide a platform for researchers, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, Zhaomin Ren, O.O. Ugwu

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts

    Two Volume Set

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    This two-volume collection offers a comprehensive practical and legal guide to the complex process of negotiating engineering, procurerment and construction contracts. In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1, Howard M. Steinberg explores virtually every aspect of (EPC)…

    Pack – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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